Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend — Theme: Beneath the Surface

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The Woods

by Rick Hoppmann - Jam Entry

Venture deep inside the woods, on a journey of your own.

move: LEFT and RIGHT
action: DOWN

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czery says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:40pm

Great art, great mood, great message!
I would like to see a more developed version of this art. Maybe some more interactions between the hero and nature itself.
Keep up the great work!

friken says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:06pm

love the pixel art. anything after nature heals or did it lock up on me?

RyanNielson says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:08pm

Great sound, great art, really fantastic presentation overall. I would like to see the game itself developed a bit more, maybe some more environmental interactions. Fantastic work!

Melondonut says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:09pm

I love the mood and art. And I wish it had more volume!!

DannyG59 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:55pm

Lovely, just a bit short, beautiful art and a bit depressing! Good job though!

gikdew says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:00am

Fun game, really enjoy playing it!

hexabeast says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:01am

Great mood, awesome pixel art, fantastic game!

increpare says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:04am

through, not trough :)

tehryanx says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:04am

great artwork!

increpare says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:14am

through, not trough :) found this pleasing.

omgnoseat says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:40am

Very nice atmosphere, good job :)

asotelo94 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:47am

Loves the art stule. Wished it was longer though.

conormn says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:54am

Very nice vibe. Love the art.

pht59x says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:49am

I managed to get to "Nature Heals". What thereafter ? Otherwise great graphics and atmosphere!

Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:49pm

Really enjoyed that. The graphics and sounds make a wonderful atmosphere. Not sure if I was missing something but I would like more to do in that world.

Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:09pm

Loved it!

Atlas says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:08pm

Great art and sound design. I really wish the world had more to offer in the game though.

Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:45am

It sure is tiny. I'd go for a walk in the canyon now, if it wasn't so hot. Nature makes me sweat.

TomboFry says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 7:35pm

I like the art style and the colour palette you used, and I really like the atmosphere it creates along with ambient sounds and the falling leaves. However it seems rather short. I managed to get the bunny to follow me, but maybe there is more?

Cake&Code says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Got just the right mood captured! I didn't find a whole lot to do though. I fed the bunny and I didn't feed the bunny. I interacted with the tombstone and I didn't. Got the nature heals text every time. I wish there were more to do!

xdegtyarev says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 11:05pm

Lovely art style and atmosphere. Would be nice if there were more actual gameplay.

Joseph Miller says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 1:37am

A very nice experience, would definitely wander around these woods some more. I really appreciated all the environmental touches, like the bugs and falling leaves.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 5:33am

very nice

yetanother says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 11:24pm

Great pixel art, great mood!

Claude-Henry says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 8:57am

very short for 72 hours, but, so nicely designed and polished... nice job

XenosNS says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 12:47pm

Lovely little vignette

kibertoad says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 12:50pm

No, it doesn't. It freezes your ass and bites at your heart with poisonous teeth. Screw nature.
Great artwork though.

May 5, 2014 @ 1:51pm

The graphics are just stunning, I love the little leaves slowly falling to the ground! <3

TeamInCharge says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 5:45pm

Love the atmosphere, art and interpretation of the theme.

May 6, 2014 @ 9:13am

Impressive art and ambiance but it's way too short. We want more!!

SoupWithBits says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 9:17am


May 6, 2014 @ 9:22am

Really nice graphics! I picked up a carrot but didn't know what to do with it and when I reached the "we need to talk" part I thought I did something wrong :O

Zutty says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 9:52am


gnerkus says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 10:16am

The art is beautiful. I hoped there would have been some more interaction.

May 6, 2014 @ 1:36pm

This is really short, which is a bit of a pity...
It looks great though. And the atmosphere you've created is incredible :)

Jyrkface says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 8:47pm

Gorgeous, immensely atmospheric game. Thanks for sharing :)

May 10, 2014 @ 1:27am

Amazing graphics. I included it in part 18 of my Ludum Dare Compilation video series, if you'd like to take a look :)

peterlavey says ...
May 17, 2014 @ 2:06pm

I like games and deep depressive :)

vigrid says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 12:47am

A very simple game with a very simple message. I loved the pixel art and the background sounds.

Gamepopper says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 8:17am

Outstanding graphics, simple gameplay with a very subtle message. Great entry. :D

IAmSpencer says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 8:29pm

Really loved the pixel art, you managed to set up a really engaging and beautiful environment, good job!

GamerTaters says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 11:22pm

Nice artwork and sound. I liked the message of the game. Cool entry. :)

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